England & Wales

LGiU at the 2013 Party Conferences

Every year, the LGiU hosts a range of popular fringes at each of the three main party conferences, as well as a dinner. This year, we are delighted to be hosting a social care fringe with specialist insurer Partnership and an education fringe with the NUT.

Full details about our fringes are below. Additional speakers will be announced shortly.

For more information about LGiU’s party conference programme, please contact Lizzie Greenhalgh at lizzie.greenhalgh@lgiu.org

 

LIBERAL DEMOCRAT PARTY CONFERENCE

 

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 6.15pm – 7.30pm, Monday 16 September

Where: Castle 1 Room, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow (within the secure zone)

 Speakers:

  • Paul Burstow MP
  • Cllr Liz Green, Leader of the Royal Borough of Kingston
  • Ruthe Isden, Public Services Programme Manager, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

 

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 1pm to 2pm, Tuesday 17 September

Where: Castle 1, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools
  • Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Leader of Portsmouth City Council
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)

 

LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE

 

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 5.45pm – 7.15pm, Sunday 22 September

Where: Albert Room, The Grand, Brighton (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Andy Sawford MP, PPS to Shadow Secretary for Education
  • Cllr Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)

 

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 2.30pm – 3.30pm, Monday 23 September 2013

Where: Sandringham Room, Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Lord Hunt of Kings Heath OBE, Shadow Spokesperson for Health
  • Barbara Keeley MP, Health Select Committee
  • Cllr Peter John, Leader of Southwark Council
  • Caroline Abrahams, Head of External Affairs, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

 

CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE

 

‘Self-funders and the future of social care’

When: 5.30pm – 7pm, Sunday 29 September

Where: Cobden 4, Manchester Central (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Heather Wheeler MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group
  • Caroline Abrahams, Head of External Affairs, Age UK
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director, Care, Partnership
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU (Chair)

  

‘Standing room only – have we enough school places?’

When: 1pm – 2.00pm, Tuesday 1 October

Where: Alexandra A, Midland Hotel, Manchester (within the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Cllr David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary, NUT
  • Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU (Chair)